APPSC Conventional mode Departmental Tests instructions to Candidates/psc.ap.gov.in instructions:
Instructions regarding conventional mode examination(Bar Code Sheet attached answer book system)
1) The candidates have to report 60 minutes before to the examination venue to record their
Biometric impression on Biometric system.
2) The candidates should go through the instructions given on the cover page of test booklet and carefully write/verify his/her Register Number, Subject / Subject Code, Booklet Series,
Name of the Examination Centre, , Signature of the Candidate and Invigilator, etc., on the BAR CODE Sheet attached to Answer Book, which will be provided to him/her in the examination hall failing which the Answer sheet will be rejected and will not be valued. Use of whitener on BAR CODE Sheet will lead to disqualification.The candidates have to USE BALL POINT PEN (BLUE/BLACK) ONLY FOR WRITING THE ANSWERS. .
3) The BAR CODE Sheet is to bubble only by Ball Point Pen (Blue/Black). Bubbling by Pencil / Ink Pen / Gel Pen is not permitted in this examination.
4) The candidates should satisfy the Invigilator of his identity with reference to the signature and photographs available on the Nominal Rolls and Hall Ticket.
5) No candidate should leave the examination hall till expiry of fulltime.
General Instructions to Candidates:
i) The candidates must note that his/her admission to the examination is strictly provisional.
The mere fact that an Admission to the examination does not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission or that the entries made by the candidate in
his/her application have been accepted by the Commission as true and correct. The
candidates have to be found suitable after verification of eligibility criteria. The Applicants have to upload his/her scanned recent colour passport photo and signature to the Application Form in the Commission Website.
ii) The candidates are not allowed to bring any Electronic devices such as mobile /
cellphones, Calculators, tablets, iPad, Bluetooth, pagers, electronic watches to examination centre. Loaning and interchanging of articles among the candidates is not permitted in the examination hall and any form of malpractice will not be permitted in the
iii) The candidates are expected to behave in orderly and disciplined manner while writing the examination. If any candidate takes away Answer Sheet of OMR based examination, the candidature will be rejected and in case of impersonation/ disorder/ rowdy behaviour during Examination, necessary F.I.R. for this incident will be lodged with concerned Police Station, apart from disqualifying his / her candidature.
iv) Candidates trying to use unfair means shall be disqualified. No correspondence whatsoever in this regard will be entertained from the candidates.
v) The Penal Provisions of Act 25/97 published in the A.P. Gazette No. 35, Part-IV.B Extraordinary dated: 21/08/1997 shall be invoked if malpractice and unfair means are noticed
at any stage of the Examination.
vi) a) Wherever the candidates who are totally blind will be provided a scribe to write the examination and 20 minutes extra time is permitted to them per hour.
b) The applicants shall upload the certificate relating to percentage of disability for considering the appointment of scribe in the examination.
c) An extra time of 20 minutes per hour is also permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and CEREBRAL PALSY where dominant (writing) extremity is affected for the extent slowing the performance of function (Minimum of 40% impairment). No scribe is
allowed to such candidates.
d) Scribe will be provided to those candidates who do not have both the upper limbs for
Orthopedically Handicapped. However, no extra time will be granted to them.
e) The scribe should be from an academic discipline other than that of the candidate and the academic qualification of the scribe should be one grade lower than the stipulated
f) The candidate as well as the scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming the rules applicable
vii) The candidates should verify the name, designation, address and his photograph on the Hall Ticket. In case of any corrections, he/she may do so in the Nominal Roll, for updating the data in the Commission’s records.
viii)In case the Hall-Ticket is without photo or too small, he/she should affix a passport size photo on Hall-ticket and appear by duly getting attested by Gazetted Officer. He/she shall
handover similar photo for each paper to Chief Superintendent for affixing the same on the
ix) The candidate will not be admitted to the examination Hall without procedural formatives.
x) The candidate’s admission to the Examination is provisional, subject to the eligibility, confirmation/satisfaction of conditions laid down in the Notification No. 03/2016.
xi) Future correspondence, if any, shall be made by enclosing the Hall Ticket. He/she may
obtain Chief Superintendent’s attestation on Hall Ticket for attendance certification.
xii) The Conventional Type Tests, such as, Language Tests, Translation Tests and Surveyor’s Tests, papers should be answered in chosen language only. Answering of any paper in bilingual, i.e., partly in English and Telugu/Urdu leads to invalidation.
xiii) The candidates should put his/ her signature and get the signature of the invigilator at the appropriate places in the Nominal Roll and Bar Code sheet affixed on answer script.
xiv) Instructions to be followed scrupulously in the Examination Hall